Cute Tiny Appliances & Little Dipper Sized Hot Cheesy Corn Dip

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I realized the other day that I have a small problem. Two, now that I think about it. The realization came when I stopped by my nearest Goodwill to get some inspiration for this very post and spotted the most adorable little appliance. It’s a small Crock Pot brand Little Dipper crockpot, which holds 16 ounces. My problem is that I love tiny kitchen gadgets and utensils as evidenced by these tools. Read More >

Made in the Shade (and Sun)- Thrifty Hanging Herb Garden

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Years of thrifting and repurposing have taught me a few things- and one of those is that secondhand shops will ALWAYS have outdated lampshades available. And in every size, shape, and color imaginable. So, with Spring gardening on my mind, I headed to my local Goodwill with a project idea that I just had to try. Read More >

Style Makeover: Epic Fail Edition

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A couple of months ago, my fellow Good Life blogger Jillian Owens (aka The ReFashionista) wrote a piece about how bland the clothing choices tend to be around here. It’s not that people don’t look nice – most do – but it’s that they all look the same. It got me to thinking about my own style. While I don’t tend to wear the same trendy “uniform” as everyone else, I don’t have a lot of variety in my wardrobe… apparently. Read More >

Two Degrees of Eggplant Bacon

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I’m definitely one of those people who believe everything happens for a reason and what you “speak into existence” will happen. Sometimes it is for something big. Other times, small.

I mentioned to the other writers of this blog I was on the hunt for a food dehydrator. I had wanted one for quite some time. Mainly to make eggplant bacon. One of the best things to have ever existed. Read More >

When Broken Things are Worth It

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I’m not crafty, and DIY is last on my list of “ways to handle a problem.” I mean, I’m pretty good with a plunger, and I know how to replace a breaker. Why? Because I’d much rather pay $6 and fix something myself than pay $85 to have someone else do it. I’m cheap that way. But if it has to look good, I have to pay someone, because my brain doesn’t work that way. Read More >